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Milne, Colin.
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A botanical dictionary: or, Elements of systematic and philosophical botany.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 32,Soulsby no. 654

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London
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1770
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(8o)
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English

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017681154
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Milne, Colin, 1743-1815.
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A botanical dictionary, or, elements of systematic and philosophical botany. Containing descriptions of the parts of plants; an explanation of the scientific terms used by Morison, Ray, Tournefort, Linnæus, and other eminent botanists; a brief analysis of the principal systems in botany; a critical enquiry into the merits and defects of the Linnaean method of arrangement, and distribution of the genera; descriptions of the various tribes, or natural families of plants, their habit and structure, virtues, sensible qualities, and œconomical uses; an impartial examination of the doctrine of the sex of plants; with a discussion of several curious questions in the vegetable oeconomy, connected with gardening. The whole forming a complete system of botanical knowledge, calculated for the use of students in that science / by Colin Milne.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 32

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Printed for William Griffin
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London
Publishing year:
1770
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Physical description:
[445 p.] : ill., 2 folded leaves, 9 plates ; 20 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Text in unnumbered columns.
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NHM BOTANY - Bound in at the rear: 'A Supplement to the botanical dictionary : containing ample descriptions of several curious plants, chiefly Asiatic, with their uses in medicine, in domestic oeconomy and in the arts,' 1778.
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Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
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Termini botanici
Philosophia botanica
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9915368002081
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Duplicate Soulsby no. 654
By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM BOTANY - Height is 19 cm.
NHM BOTANY - Rebound in black half-leather and blue buckram. Gold tooling on spine and covers.
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Milne, Colin, 1743 or 1744-1815.
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A botanical dictionary, or, Elements of systematic and philosophical botany ... / by Colin Milne.
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Elements of systematic and philosophical botany.
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 32.,Soulsby no. 654.,Soulsby no. 32, 654.

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Printed for W. Griffin
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1770
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Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged), 9 leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. ; 19 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Includes index.
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Subject:
Plants Dictionaries
Botany Dictionaries
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ocm10201419
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Bound with: Supplement to the botanical dictionary ... / by Colin Milne. London : Printed for T. Lowndes, 1778.
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Milne, Colin (1743 or 4-1815)
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Uniform title:
Title:
A botanical dictionary : or, Elements of systematic and philosophical botany / by Colin Milne.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 32,Soulsby no. 654

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Publisher:
W. Griffin
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1770
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Physical description:
[451]p. ; 18 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Dictionaries
Botany
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ocm10201419
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Author:
Milne, Colin (1744?-1815).
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Title:
A botanical dictionary : or elements of systematic and philosophical botany. : Containing descriptions of the parts of plants; an explanation of the scientific terms used by Morison, Ray, Tournefort, Linnaeus, and other eminent botanists; a brief analysis of the principal systems in botany; a critical enquiry into the merits and defects of the Linnaean method of arrangement, and distribution of the genera; descriptions of the various tribes, or natural families of plants, their habit and structure, virtues, sensible qualities, and oeconomical uses; an impartial examination of the doctrine of the sex of plants; with a discussion of several curious questions in the vegetable oeconomy, connected with gardening. The whole forming a complete system of botanical knowledge, calculated for the use of students in that science / by Colin Milne.
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Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 32

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Publisher:
William Griffin
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1770
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Physical description:
Pp. [iv], [452] : illus., charts ; 17.8 cm.
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Language(s):
English

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Full imprint statement: London: Printed for William Griffin, in Catharine-Street, Strand. MDCCLXX.
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Front pastedown bears engraved armorial bookplate of Henry Ibbetson / St. Anthonys. Inscription in black ink on front free endpaper: Jno. W. Lambton[?] / Grt. Grandson / of / Henry Ibbetson. Engraved heraldic bookplate of Henry Ibbetson, St. Anthonys, on front paste-down.
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Scrap of R.H.S. headed note-paper loosely inserted with pencilled notes on the collation of this work.
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Subject:
Botany
18th century.
Classification system: Linnaeus.
Dictionaries
Additional author(s):
First Duke (of the third creation)
Northumberland, Hugh Percy,
(1715-1786)
Ibbetson, Henry
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William Griffin (London, England)
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Rare Books Room shelf 6
Bound in brown calf, the spine with 5 raised bands, black label and gilt tooling. Brown ribbon marker intact. Inserted in wrapper 2013.
Condition noted; 19961119. Joints broken. Adhesive stains on endpapers.
Condition noted; 20130805. Fair. Corners worn; spine worn at top and base, headband missing. Front board almost completely detached, held only by top cord. Back board detaching, cords visible. Rear free endpaper almost completely detached. Wrapped.
MRJ/19.11.96. DL/20.11.96. BE rev. 17.4.2014.
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Due to trimming, some text is lost but this is minimal and only affects a few pages.